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World News Egypt backs KSA against political exploitation of Khashoggi's case
Author: 0 Egypt backs KSA against political exploitation of Khashoggi's case

Saudi Arabia says it rejects any "threats" of economic sanctions or political pressure after President Donald Trump's comments on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi . Larry Kudlow, director of the White House National Economic Council, said Sunday that Mr. Mnuchin still plans to attend the conference, which he described as a meeting on stopping terrorist financing.

World News Photos From Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Wedding
Author: 0 Photos From Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Wedding

Then, there is Princess Eugenie and Jack, who are both traditional Brits, but who also have an appreciation for modern art. Eugenie's mother - Sarah, Duchess of York - is standing next to a seated Duke of Edinburgh, with the Duke of York to her other side, and all three are smiling for the camera.

World News Ministers in revolt over May’s Brexit concessions
Author: 0 Ministers in revolt over May’s Brexit concessions

As key Cabinet members met in Downing Street, they were warned by DUP leader Arlene Foster that they could not in "good conscience" accept the proposals now on the table from the EU. Brussels has rejected any time limit to this "backstop" to maintain the status quo at the border, prompting anger from Brexiteers who believe the plan would keep the United Kingdom in limbo under European Union trading rules.

Author: 0 President Trump: Mattis is 'Sort of a Democrat'

Trump said that he has a "very good relationship" with Mattis and that the two had lunch together "two days ago", but the president added that "it could be that he is" leaving. Trump denied allegations that the White House was in "chaos", but told journalist Leslie Stahl he was "changing things around" in his administration.

World News RUDY ON FIRE: Giuliani SLAMS Hillary for 'Obstruction, Destruction, Incivility'
Author: 0 RUDY ON FIRE: Giuliani SLAMS Hillary for 'Obstruction, Destruction, Incivility'

While some Republican lawmakers have condemned Clinton's remarks and asked her party to denounce them, others have embraced them as a talking point to mobilize their base. She claimed this is true because "the only thing the Republicans recognize or understand is strength". He hinted at this in as far back as June 2017, when he lamented on Twitter that " Hillary Clintons family [sic] and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are".

World News Afghan Taliban give 'peace a priority'
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban give 'peace a priority'

Ul-Haq assured an Afghan government-sponsored peace council that they will do their part to help end Afghanistan's conflict. Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Saturday and briefed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani about his 10-day tour of four countries, which ended with the meeting with leaders of the hardline Islamist militant group.

World News Beto O'Rourke smashes quarterly fundraising record with $38 million haul
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke smashes quarterly fundraising record with $38 million haul

During a rally in Texas where he announced his own fundraising success, Cruz said of O'Rourke: "If you wanna raise money from Hollywood liberals, there ain't nothing better". "The people of Texas in all 254 counties are proving that when we reject PACs and come together not as Republicans or Democrats but as Texans and Americans, there's no stopping us", O'Rourke said in a statement released by his campaign Friday.

World News 'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints
Author: 0 'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

Dutta said after Patekar groped her during a dance routine, she fled the set and a mob surrounded her auto, smashed the windshield and trapped her inside. Neither Akbar nor the ministry has responded. With the behavior of politicians likely to take center stage in pending USA elections, #MeToo supporters have declared the movement a sweeping transformation permanently altering the treatment of women - though some suggest it has gone too far.

World News Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

Saudi officials have denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance and alleged murder, saying he left the consulate on October 2. The White House says that White House National security adviser John Bolton and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner have spoken to Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi .

World News Why claim Khashoggi's Apple Watch recorded alleged murder is unlikely
Author: 0 Why claim Khashoggi's Apple Watch recorded alleged murder is unlikely

The report said the Apple Watch doesn't have the same "Touch ID" fingerprint technology as the iPhone and the iPad. The newspaper did not address that in its report. He said he would be "very upset and angry if that were the case", but ruled out halting big military contracts. The US President said that the entire episode of Khashoggi's disappearance on October 2 is being investigated.

World News Rwandan foreign minister elected Francophonie head
Author: 0 Rwandan foreign minister elected Francophonie head

In front of the heads of state and government, Trudeau praised the work done by the former governor general and says Jean affirmed herself as ardent defender of women, in particular by promoting their right to an education and emancipation.

World News Storm Michael floods cause chaos in North Carolina
Author: 0 Storm Michael floods cause chaos in North Carolina

Yet, parts of Virginia are still seeing unsafe wind gusts, the National Hurricane Center said. Risky winds, surf and heavy rainfall are forecast as Leslie reaches the Iberian Peninsula in Portugal in about 18 hours and western Spain by about 24 hours, the NHC said Saturday morning.

World News Chinese intelligence officer charged in US with economic espionage
Author: 0 Chinese intelligence officer charged in US with economic espionage

Yanjun Xu , an operative of China's Ministry of State Security , was charged Wednesday in Cincinnati , Ohio, after being extradited to the US from Belgium . USA law enforcement officials in recent years have faced criticism that indictments of foreign operatives are not likely to result in the defendants setting foot in a courtroom.

World News Nepal snowstorm kills 5 South Korean and 4 Nepalese climbers in Himalayas
Author: 0 Nepal snowstorm kills 5 South Korean and 4 Nepalese climbers in Himalayas

Eight Korean climbers and three Nepalese guides are reportedly dead on Gurja Himal mountain after a strong storm swept through their base camp, officials and expedition organisers say. Trekking Camp Nepal Managing Director Wangchu Sherpa said the Nepalese climbers who were killed have been identified as Chhiring Bhote and Lakpa Sangbu Bhote from Shankhuwasabha district, Natra Bahadur Chantel from Myagdi district, and Phurbu Bhote.

World News Eurostar services could stop under 'no-deal' Brexit, government paper warns
Author: 0 Eurostar services could stop under 'no-deal' Brexit, government paper warns

As May prepared to update key Cabinet ministers on progress toward a deal, Ivan Rogers said that, more than two years after voting to leave the EU, Britain is "on fantasy island" about what kind of divorce agreement is possible. Writing in the Belfast Telegraph the DUP leader says: "We do not want or need the regrets of another prime minister". "Day by day the price of a Tory hard Brexit becomes clearer", said Mr Gethins.

World News Review targets gay students and teachers
Author: 0 Review targets gay students and teachers

Recently when the senate passed a motion demanding the report be released, Senator Mathias Cormann said it could not be made public because it was now being considered by cabinet. "We're going to protect religious freedom and we're not going to allow discrimination against children", he said. Former Liberal MP Philip Ruddock who headed a review into religious freedoms has spoken for the first time about the divisive recommendations .

World News Bodies Of 11 Infants Found In Ceiling Of Former Detroit Funeral Home
Author: 0 Bodies Of 11 Infants Found In Ceiling Of Former Detroit Funeral Home

LARA said there is still an open investigation into the funeral home and its owners. 'I didn't know anything about that, ' she told The Detroit News . Cantrell Funeral Home's mortuary science establishment license was suspended then, according to WDIV . The charges are for receiving more than $21,000 in prepayments by no less than 13 people who had signed agreements for future funeral services, but failing to register for a new license to do so, reports Freep.com .

World News Pope Francis blames Satan for sex abuse in catholic church
Author: 0 Pope Francis blames Satan for sex abuse in catholic church

In July, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick , a former Washington DC archbishop and a high-profile Catholic leader, resigned amid allegations that he sexually abused children and adults for decades. "I also beg forgiveness on behalf of church leadership from the victims who were again wounded when they saw these priests and bishops both moved and promoted".

World News Israel halts fuel deliveries into Gaza amid deadly clashes with Palestinian protesters
Author: 0 Israel halts fuel deliveries into Gaza amid deadly clashes with Palestinian protesters

After the murder of Israeli activist Ari Fuld who was stabbed in the back by a Palestinian terrorist two weeks ago there has been a significant uptick in terrorist activity in Judea and Samaria. Palestinian rioters on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, May 14, 2018. One Israeli soldier has been killed since the protests began. "Israel will not tolerate a situation in which fuel tankers are allowed to enter Gaza on the one hand, while terror and violence are used against [Israeli] soldiers and ...

World News Search called off in Sulawesi for quake victims
Author: 0 Search called off in Sulawesi for quake victims

In August, several major earthquakes on the island of Lombok, just east of Bali, caused widespread damage and killed hundreds of people . The three deaths in East Java occurred after buildings collapsed while people were sleeping, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency, said in a statement.

World News India wins seat at United Nations Human Rights Council
Author: 0 India wins seat at United Nations Human Rights Council

India on Friday was elected unopposed to the United Nations Human Rights Council as a candidate from Asia-Pacific region for the 5th time after being elected in 2007, 2011 and 2014 to three-year terms. director at Human Rights Watch. The council also sends out independent experts and has set up commissions of inquiry to report on human rights violations in countries including Syria, North Korea, Burundi, Myanmar and South Sudan.

World News Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped outside luxury hotel
Author: 0 Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped outside luxury hotel

A new report by The Guardian states that Mohammed Dewji , a man popularly referred to as Africa's youngest billionaire , has been kidnapped. Refuting some social media reports that claimed the tycoon had been found, the Police boss assured the general public that Dewji alias Mo Dewji will be found soon.

World News China Xinjiang authorities okay Uighur re-education camps in new law
Author: 0 China Xinjiang authorities okay Uighur re-education camps in new law

Human rights groups have repeatedly criticised these camps, which former detainees have said make use of torture and indoctrination techniques to undermine the Uyghur religious and cultural identity. The camps are part of a broader attack on Islamic extremism in Xinjiang. The announcement comes as Communist Party leaders in Urumqi, the regional capital, on Monday led cadres in swearing an oath to fight the "pan-halal trend".

World News Strong natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea; tsunami possible
Author: 0 Strong natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea; tsunami possible

The original quake's center was recorded around 77 miles east of Kimbe , a town in New Britain, Papua New Guinea , which has a population of just over 27,000. The quake killed at least 100 people. The magnitude 7.0 quake was followed by aftershocks of magnitude 5.7 and 5.9. The Indonesian archipelago is in an area that experiences intense seismic and volcanic movements, which produce about 7,000 earthquakes each year, most of which are of moderate magnitude.

World News Bloomberg goes back home - to the Democrats
Author: 0 Bloomberg goes back home - to the Democrats

He goes on to say "we need Democrats to provide the checks and balance our nation so badly needs". He apparently changed sides, however, in 2001 to run for New York City mayor as a Republican after Rudolph Giuliani came up against the term limit.

World News Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations
Author: 0 Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Its red lines for supporting the minority Government at Westminster in key votes include preventing the imposition of customs or trade checks between Northern Ireland and Scotland , England or Wales. The document stated that the UK Government "expects" this arrangement to remain in place no later than the end of December 2021. And the end to portability legislation in the United Kingdom isn't the only warning put out by the government in this latest batch of dossiers, with fears over ...

World News Storm Callum to hit Pembrokeshire
Author: 0 Storm Callum to hit Pembrokeshire

SCOTLAND faces a danger to life warning as Storm Callum complete with heavy downpours arrives in the country tomorrow. Met Éireann issued Status Orange weather warnings for 13 counties, with high winds coinciding with high tides yesterday evening.

World News Air India Flight Hit Trichy Airport Wall During Take-Off, 136 On Board
Author: 0 Air India Flight Hit Trichy Airport Wall During Take-Off, 136 On Board

As a result of the impact, the antenna, a part of the west-side wall and the instrument landing system (ILS) of the flight was reportedly damaged, The Times of India reported. D. Ganesh Babu who has flying experience on the B 737 aircraft of 3600 hours including about 500 hours as Commander. "The First Officer, Captain Anurag, has an experience of about 3,000 hours on the B737".

World News Jamal Khashoggi latest, U.S. pastor faces court in Turkey, royal wedding
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi latest, U.S. pastor faces court in Turkey, royal wedding

Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for more than 20 years, has denied the charges and maintained his innocence. The State Department is unaware of a deal, according to Reuters , but Mr Pompeo was hopeful about its chances on Wednesday. Administrations officials have said Brunson's release "would be a significant step towards mending ties between the USA and Turkey". If Turkey follows through on the purported agreement, that economic pressure will be eased, the United States officials ...

World News Far from powerful: PH passport places 75th in power index
Author: 0 Far from powerful: PH passport places 75th in power index

Singapore had been the top dog, but thanks to a new arrangement with Myanmar, Japan now leads with 190 visa-free countries. The 2018 Henley Passport Index , an annual ranking which links the world's passports according to how many countries their holders can gain visa-free access to, has shown that those with UAE passports can now travel unimpeded to 161 countries around the world.

World News US Grounds Global Fleet Of F-35 After South Carolina Crash
Author: 0 US Grounds Global Fleet Of F-35 After South Carolina Crash

Less than two weeks ago, two U.S. Marine Corps F-35Bs flew the first American combat missions for the new joint strike fighter. He said inspections were expected to be completed within the next 24 to 48 hours. The decision comes amid the investigation into the September 28 crash , which happened after the F-35B's take-off from an air station in Beaufort.

World News India embarks on mass evacuation as cyclone kills 8
Author: 0 India embarks on mass evacuation as cyclone kills 8

The cyclone wreaked havoc in Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha, but the evacuation of about 3 lakh people ensured there were no fatalities. Cyclone Titli , which is now crossing over from Andhra Pradesh to West Bengal, has caused a whopping 142 mm of rain in West Bengal's Digha.

World News Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'
Author: 0 Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'

A third proposal by Psy-Group outlined a plan to use social media to expose or amplify division among rival campaigns and factions, the Times reports. Gates had joined the Trump campaign days earlier with Paul Manafort , his longtime business partner, to try to prevent a revolt of Republican delegates from Trump toward Cruz.